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Kerry: We Have Our Own Sense Of Deadline

11665985_10153414218705842_1994282342_o_edited-1Update: diplomatic efforts “could go either way” said US Secretary of State John Kerry after he State John Kerry on Sunday said the diplomatic efforts “could go either way,” . Kerry met for 3:30 hours with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, and top diplomats representing the five other negotiating countries in Vienna..

Kerry held a press conference on Sunday noon outside the Palace Coburg where dozens of reporters were gathering  under the sun for over an hour. He said: “I want to absolutely clear to with everybody: We are not yet where we need to be on several of the most critical issues,” Kerry said during a press conference held outside the Viennese palace Coburg where the negations still running by global powers, Britain, China, “It is now time to see whether or not we are able to close an agreement,” Kerry said, after hobbling on crutches through 97-degree heat to a podium set up in a city square.

World powers and Iran are hoping to clinch a deal by Tuesday, setting a decade of restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program and granting Iran significant relief from international sanctions. 

It should be noted that sunstroke hit journalists while waiting for US Secretary of State John Kerry press conference outside the Palace Coburg in Vienna

“We have our own sense of deadline,” US Secretary of State John Kerry said outside the Palais Coburg on Wednesday afternoon while walking on crutches and signs of illness appear in his face clearly.

Kerry was delivering remarks on Washington’s decision to open an embassy in Cuba, but could not help commenting on the prospect of a far more consequential rapprochement.

“I would say as we look at the world today, with conflicts that we see and even these negotiations taking place here in Vienna, it is important for people to understand that things can change, that leadership can be effective and can make a difference,” Kerry said.

“We have some very difficult issues,” he added, “but we believe we are making progress and we are going to continue to work because of that.”

I would say the world today, with conflicts that we see and even these negotiations taking place here in Vienna, it is important for people to understand that things can change, that leadership can be effective and can make a difference,” Kerry said.

“We have some very difficult issues,” he added, “but we believe we are making progress and we are going to continue to work because of that.”

Global powers, Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States are seeking to end a 12-year standoff with Iran over its suspect nuclear program. Iran seeks ​swift sanctions relief and to retain much of its nuclear infrastructure.